Posts Tagged ‘beta theta pi’

Sexist Comments of the Week: Frat House Homophobes Speak Out

For last week's paper, I wrote a story about a group of Beta Theta Pi fraternity brothers at the George Washington University who are working to eliminate homophobia from campus Greek life. Judging by the comments section, they have quite a way to go!
Larry gets the ball rolling:
Fuckin' fags!
While Clay voices concern about the persecution [...]

Frat Boys at GW Rush to Undo Homophobic Stereotypes

Beta Testing: Brothers Zelenty, Belok, and Molldrem try something new.
According to fraternal historian ­Nicholas Syrett, America’s fraternity culture has thrived on a fear of homosexuality since the 1920’s. All-male fraternal organizations, Syrett writes, “compensate for what might be perceived by outsiders as either feminine or gay behavior by enacting a masculinity [of] aggressive heterosexuality.” In [...]